Port of Blyth, Northumberland
Offshore Heavy Transport Vessel Breaks Port of Blyth Record
Offshore Heavy Transport Vessel Breaks Port of Blyth Record

Blyth awoke to a new feature on its skyline this morning as a mammoth offshore heavy transport vessel slipped into the Port at sunrise. Officially the largest ship to visit the harbour in the history of the Port, the Norwegian owned Albatross is a 34,700 tonne offshore heavy transport vessel typically used to move huge […]

Helen Golightly
North East LEP to publish first, annual ‘Our Economy’ report
North East LEP to publish first, annual ‘Our Economy’ report

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) will unveil its first annual ‘Our Economy’ report at Sage Gateshead on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Presenting an overview of the North East economy and how it is changing over time, the new report will become an important resource for government, policymakers and businesses operating in […]

Contact Centre Awards 2018
WINNING STARS OF REGION’S CONTACT CENTRE INDUSTRY UNVEILED AT ANNUAL AWARDS
WINNING STARS OF REGION’S CONTACT CENTRE INDUSTRY UNVEILED AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Over 350 leading lights of the North East contact centre industry came together on Friday evening (2 February 2018) to celebrate the achievements of both frontline and support staff that has made North East contact centres the best in the world in 2017. Back for its 15th year and following record entries, the winners and […]

3 MILLIONTH QASHQAI PRODUCTION SUNDERLAND
Three millionth Qashqai built in UK as Nissan Europe sets sales record
Three millionth Qashqai built in UK as Nissan Europe sets sales record

Nissan Europe capped a record-breaking 2017 with the production of the three millionth Nissan Qashqai in the U.K., just over a decade after the category-defining vehicle made its debut.  The landmark achievement by Nissan’s Sunderland Plant came as the company posted its best ever full-year European sales, totalling 762,574 vehicles across Datsun and Nissan models. […]

Dynamo North East - Membership Support Network helping to grow the North East's IT and Digital economy
Region launches vision for £40m centre of excellence to cement reputation in digital construction
Region launches vision for £40m centre of excellence to cement reputation in digital construction

THE vision for a £40m Newcastle-based International Centre for Connected Construction will be launched at the House of Lords today (29.01.2018). Northumbria University and regional IT network Dynamo have been working on the IC3 project for some months, aiming to further develop the region’s growing reputation for building information modelling (BIM), virtual reality, smart cities […]

ACCORD
500 jobs to be created by Accord Healthcare at its new Fawdon Pharmaceutical Factory
500 jobs to be created by Accord Healthcare at its new Fawdon Pharmaceutical Factory

Accord Healthcare held the official opening of its Fawdon factory today (25.01.2018), with business leaders and local politicians attending the state-of-the-art pharmaceutical facility. The factory will employ up to 500 staff at peak, predominately from the local community. The 22-acre factory was formally opened by Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Catherine McKinnell.  Also […]

IBEX Innovations Ltd.
NETPark expansion supports huge growth for x-ray firm IBEX
NETPark expansion supports huge growth for x-ray firm IBEX

An X-RAY imaging specialist is on the cusp of transforming into a multi-million pound business as a number of large projects bring its cutting-edge technology closer to market. IBEX Innovations is expanding into bigger, custom-designed offices on County Durham science park NETPark (North East Technology Park) to accommodate huge growth over the next few years […]

Phonovation expands to Gateshead
Ireland’s largest interactive SMS and voice services company, Phonovation, expands to Gateshead
Ireland’s largest interactive SMS and voice services company, Phonovation, expands to Gateshead

Headquartered in Dublin, with an office in London, Phonovation provides solutions for high profile clients such as Vodafone, Three and Payzone. The company develops award winning software and processes in excess of 200 million international calls and text messages every year. However, being located in Ireland alongside Facebook and Apple, it found that quality developers […]